File NLW MS 2017i-iiiB [RESTRICTED ACCESS]. - The Description of Wales; Officium Beate Marie; &c.

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The Description of Wales; Officium Beate Marie; &c.


  • [1755x1787] (Creation)

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NLW MS 2017iB: 22 ff. (paginated 1-46, including front and back covers (pp. 1, 42)) ; 205 x 160 mm.
NLW MS 2017iiB: ii, 28 ff. (partial pagination 1-44; ff. i-ii and p. 44 to end blank) ; 205 x 165 mm.
NLW MS 2017iiiB: iii, 27 ff. (partial pagination 1-38; ff. i-iii and last 8 ff. blank) ; 205 x 165 mm.

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Three copybooks, in the autograph of Evan Evans (Ieuan Fardd), containing a copy of Sir John Price's The Description of Wales (Oxford, 1673) (NLW MS 2017iB); the Officium Beatæ Mariæ in Welsh from a copy made by Dafydd Ddu Hiraddug (NLW MS 2017iiB, pp. 1-30); extracts from the library of Thomas Tanner (NLW MS 2017iiB, pp. 31-43); and material relating to Gerald of Wales taken from John Leland (NLW MS 2017iiiB).

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Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies.

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Welsh, Latin, English.

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Historical Manuscripts Commission, Report on Manuscripts in the Welsh Language, ed. by J. Gwenogvryn Evans, 2 vols (London: HMSO, 1898-1910), II (1905), 857.

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Available on microfilm at the Library.

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Formerly Panton MS 49.


Preferred citation: NLW MS 2017i-iiiB.


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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Microform: $h - MEICRO NLW MS 2017i-iiiB.
  • Text: NLW MS 2017i-iiiB [RESTRICTED ACCESS] - Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies